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The New School Hosts 2015 National Book Critics Circle Awards And Reading

Finalists in the National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) will descend on The New School to read from their works and take part in an award ceremony honoring the best books of 2014 on Wednesday, March 11 (reading) and Thursday, March 12 (award ceremony) at The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street.

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The New School Unveils Comprehensive Climate Action Plan

The New School begins 2015 by announcing the foundations of a comprehensive climate action plan for its community to address climate change. To launch this new initiative, The New School’s Board of Trustees approved a motion in late 2014 to divest from all fossil fuels. It is the second largest university in the world to do […]

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The New School Public Programming: Writing

The New School presents its 2015 spring semester public programming in writing and literature. Since its founding in 1919, The New School has been one of New York City’s best-known sites for readings, author interviews, and literature events with leading authors and thinkers.

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The New School Public Programming: Politics

The New School presents its 2015 spring semester public programming in politics, policy, and government. Since its founding in 1919, The New School has been a leader in political and social thought in New York City, with a lectures, conferences, and seminars led by world-renowned thinkers.    

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The National Endowment for the Humanities Awards $30,000 to the School of Media Studies for “AIDS Quilt Touch”

The School of Media Studies is pleased to announce that it was awarded a Digital Projects for the Public Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for “Narrative Threads: The Creation of Digital Memorialization Applications for the AIDS Memorial Quilt.”

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The New School to Host Global Dialogues on Incarceration

  On January 5, scholars, activists, and community leaders from across the country will come together to launch The New School’s Humanities Action Lab (HAL) and its lead project, Global Dialogues on Incarceration, a collaboration among 13 universities.

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Jeff Smith Available for Comment on Grand Jury Decision in Ferguson, MO

Jeff Smith, A New School politics professor and former Missouri State Senator is available for interviews and commentary on yesterday’s grand jury decision not to press criminal charges against Police Officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. 

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The New School Observes World AIDS Day and Day With(Out) Art

In observance of World AIDS Day and to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the global Day With(out) Art, The New School presents “Reckoning With AIDS,” a series of exhibitions and events focusing on arts and activism.

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The New School to Host Innovative and Immersive Literature Symposium

Over the course of two days, experts and artists on the leading edge of new literature will discuss the future of the craft during the inaugural Innovative and Immersive Literature Symposium.

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